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♪ >> announcer: this is al jazeera. ♪ welcome to the news hour, i'm sammy in doha and the world's two most powerful leaders prepare to meet and we will ask can they bridge their differences. britain announces it is sending 370 troops to somalia and south sudan. eight dead, more than 50 wounded on an attack in kunduz in northern afghanistan. spain heads for constitutional
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crisis as nationalists win a landmark election and golf's $11 million man wraps up the biggest of the year and jordan spieth with two majors to become the new world number one. ♪ all right, president vladimir putin is to meet with u.s. president barack obama on the sidelines of the u.n. general assembly. crisis in syria is likely to dominate their discussion with russia asserting its support for the bashar el assad's regime and the mediterranean navel base is where it is stationed some of its black sea fleet, russia is syria's biggest arms supplier and continues to provide the
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regime with means to crack down on rebels and they have a financial interest in syria and with value of $19 billion in 2009, russia has consistently opposed any condemnation of bashar al-assad and and shuns against his government since the conflict began in 2011. let's bring you some pictures of what it looked like on previous occasions the two leaders have met and this is a meeting in northern ireland in 2013 and commentators speaking at the time about the frosty body language and facial expressions that preveiled between them. let's take this now to our guest who joins us from moscow, sergai, a k columnist with the newspaper and is there a belief this meet willing be a little
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warmer? >> saying high open hopes depend on the meeting because relations between the two are quite frosty at least and this meeting would come as the event of the year and good reason to believe in that and syria would have a hot potato leaders and looking at the broader term we will see that it was president obama who actually master minded the isolation of russia and a lot depends on this meeting with sending signal to a european asian partners of the united states who were scared to build special relationship with putin and sanctions. >> a lot riding on this but there are some differences as well and i'll ask you to stay with me as we review some differences as it comes to policy, the european union for example has been taking part in a diplomatic push on syria at
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the u.n., the 28 nation block said assad has no part in the future and sounds clear but it's not clear and the france president says a solution must center around the syrian president stepping down and they dropped the opposition of assad staying in power temporarily as part of a transitional government and the russian position has been one of support for the assad regime and do you think those sorts of differences can be bridged? >> well, those events indicate what we have seen in resent weeks and days is flurry of unprecedented and diplomatic activity over syria so the main problem now is how to mesh those largely confusing and conflicting efforts which are taken by the west and while the
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russia's active role in syria up grading the technical cooperation with the assad regime, in practical terms what we see now are anti-coalition which can include russia, probably iran, iraq and other countries so the main question is whether this coalitions would be able to cooperate and if so what to what extent and if they do not cooperate it will depend on the presidents meeting and how they should act not to harm each other. >> talk about u.s. policy but what about the russia policy to syria, does russia think the opposition will agree to any sort of resolution that obama and putin work on which doesn't include the removal of assad and includes assad staying on in power, does russia really
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believe that is possible? >> russia's position is quite often interpreted as just an attempt to keep president assad at any cost but the stakes are much higher and the reason why russia is against the removal of assad is that russia is asking the question what comes next and whether abrupt removed with the state and sequences which can come as a nightmare for the neighboring region, that is what russia is proposing to look into the syrian situation in sort of a package deal which would involve a number of issues like fighting i.s.i.s. and working out ways for political transition where attempts to resolve all the issues would come hand in hand. >> sergai from moscow, good to
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have you with us, thanks for that and on the sidelines of the u.n. general assembly the uk announced it is sending soldiers for peace keeping missions in somalia and south sudan and we are joined in london and why now barnabie? >> well, prime minister david cameron says there are reasons to be involved in the situation in south sudan and somalia and arguing, saying it's in their own interest and has a link with migration crisis and it's true there are a number of somalie migrants coming but not south sudan it has to be said and said britain is a relatively well off generous country and gives a large proportion of its budget to aid and he believes that small numbers of british soldiers could make a difference in stabilizing the difficult
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situations both in somalia and south sudan. >> what exactly will british troops be doing in these conflict zones? >> well, one thing that they won't be doing according to the prime minister is active combat itself, he is talking about how they will be involved in training, both in somalia with the african union force there and in south sudan with the u.n. force, combat training and they will be involved in logistics, engineering, medical skills the kind of things they are good at. nonetheless this is quite a change you would have to say from british policy towards big peace keeping missions in africa and indeed western policy on the whole towards large peace keeping misses in africa and the trend in resent decades would be countries like britain or france do stump up the money for these
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missions but they tend not to commit troops on the ground. where they have been involved militarily in the british case, in sierra leone on tony blair some 15 years ago or in the french case or eastern congo they have remained very aton mouse taking orders directly from london or paris and here as far as we can tell they will be coming under the umbrella of international peace keeping missions so i think that is significant. >> all right, thanks for that, barnabie phillips and talking of uk david cameron will be speaking at the u.n. in just over four hours from now and we will of course bring that live for you and in afghanistan heavy fighting in kunduz city and an early morning raid and eight police are said to have been killed and over 50 people wounded and we are joined live from the capitol kabul and have
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things calmed down in kunduz at this point? >> well, as we have been talking to officials and residents, gunfire can be heard and reports telling us the taliban have taken control of building and local peace council office and currently clashes are ongoing near the city's only hospital and they are trying to prevent injured people from getting medical help. according to officials the road to the airport is also closed off and kunduz residents are hiding in their homes. the coordinated attack of the taliban was launched within the limits of the city, local time, at the same time taliban closed four entrances into the city effectively cutting all the routes into the city.
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now officials say that reenforcement has been sent to the area along with air support, however, air strikes are not yet being carried out because of high number of civilians that live within the city, right now fighting is on going in the districts of the province and also there has been reports of fighting ongoing at the main entrance to the city. local residents told us that in one place taliban have raised their white flag and set some buildings on fire. >> if i could jump in here you mentioned raising the flags and this is not the first time they tried to take kunduz and why is kunduz important for the strategy for the north of afghanistan? >> well, kunduz was the center of fierce battle between the
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afghan government and the taliban in april this year when the spring offensive began, now kunduz is a strategic province which links providence and reenforcement have to go through condoes province and it's located on the border with pazikstan and business route to central asia. >> thanks for that update there. still to come on the show pope francis concludes his historic visit to the u.s. addressing the issue of sex abuse in the church and the double dose of moon magic, star gazers across the world get a rare lunar treat and how the galaxy ended their time of drought coming up, next in sport. ♪
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a coalition in spain's region has won a landmark election and took 62 seats out of 135 in the regional parliament, now if they join forces with a proindependence left wing party they will have a majority to allow hem to pursue independence and joan reports from barcelona. >> reporter: ♪ it looks and feels as if nothing can stand in their way, independence in full cry. >> this is insane, nothing like that has happened in europe in the last year. >> they decide the future and the future is the only way. >> reporter: who will deliver it for them? a coalition of parties from the right and the left likely to include the far left with nothing in common whatsoever except the promise to pave the
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way for independence in 18 months time. >> translator: we have a lot of work to do and we are not going to relax, we have a democratic mandate and we know what that means, we know how we have won, we have won against the odds. >> reporter: there may yet be trouble ahead on the road to independence and the full way for the spanish constitutional court deployed by the government to block any move to independence and the fact this incredibly precarious coalition will have to stand together and govern. there is every possibility that in politics such an opportunity is isic arrangement will fracture and fall and battle lines will be drawn across the country just e merging from economic crisis that can afford to lose one of i its prosperous parts. >> it belongs to spain and i think there is no sense in
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trying to separate it from spain. it would not bring anything good for us. >> it's in the interest of the politician. >> reporter: and successionist movements elsewhere will be watching closely. >> the flag and flag from nevada and whales, scotland, britain, abwe want catalonia to be free and it's up to the people to decide that but we think they at least have the right to do so and spain so far has only said no, no, no. >> reporter: what happens next may provoke a constitutional crisis not just in spain but possibly in places far beyond. jonah with al jazeera, barcelona. >> reporter: more from jonah who is outside the regional parliament in barcelona and jonah really important moment and not only in spanish but
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european politics, a bunch of questions for you and a brief one does it look like they are going to be able to put together that majority in parliament? >> well, sammy the point is that the coalition grouping together for yes it's called did win the majority in this parliament to govern, they didn't win an absolute majority and are going to have to negotiate with the far left grouping that has 11 or 12 seats that will take them over the absolute majority mark and keen on independence on a much shorter timeline than the together for yes timeline and this is a group that is described as an anticapitol movement whose leaders have been calling for acts of civil disobedience of unjust laws of madrid and bringing this group into an already difficult position of the right and the left and hope to actually govern
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in this enormous and prosperous and they will they come together on health and tax and that will be a big difficulty moving forward holding all of this together. >> a lot of focus on independence, have they explained what the next step also be on that road to independence? what happens next? >> well, they are going to try and put a very brave face on things here with a detailed program at least the main coalition does and they will win the next few days announce the start of that program to build a diplomatic service, to build a central bank, a treasury, the institutions of independence of this country over the next 18 months and to change the constitution to allow for a declaration of independence, that is the broad plan but i tell you what one thing really
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matters in all of this and that is the question of legitimacy and hope they get the question of legitimacy by using it as a referendum and never allowed to hold a referendum and have not won 50% of the vote itself and have the seats but not the votes and cannot claim to have legitimacy in spain and can't claim to have legitimacy in the eyes of international institutions in europe and elsewhere who they very much will need as allies moving forward. >> you mentioned the international aspect and glad you did and this is a line that is talking, a spokesman calling on catalonia to honor treaties and stick to the spanish constitution and a lot of eyes watching this throughout europe and it's not just a spanish story is it? >> oh, yes, and a lot of countries will be very concerned
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because they all have, many of them have the successionist movement, large or growing and you saw all of the flags there in my report, they are all watching extremely closely and what happens here could be taken to governments in germany and france and britain will be extremely worried about this and urging and have done everyone from barack obama and angela merkel have spoken out from this and stick to the constitution and stay together. this is not a break up that anybody outside of catalonia really wants to see >> thanks so much, jona hall there. protesters on the streets again in hong kong one year after the biggest protest in the generation, tens of thousands of people took part in huge rallies to demand democratic reform and rob mcbride is with the protesters in hong kong and how is it shaping up, are the rallies meeting the eggs --
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expectation? >> it's déjà vu in hong kong that the occupation movement began, crowds filled out of the main highway here and we saw the start of what became -- [audio difficulties] we apologize there, we seem to be having some technical problems with rob mcbride right now, typhoon is expected to hit taiwan within a few hours and train services and domestic airline flights have been suspended and thousands of tourists evacuated from islands and we are in taipei and sent this update. >> reporter: more than 4,000 people have already been evacuated, most of them from
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taiwan's outlying out lands and the typhoon wrecked plans for a festival and patients and bus stations like this are operating today to try to accommodate those who are trying to go home. we have spoken to the mayor of taipei today and said they are as prepared as they can be but taiwan is still realing from the devastation of the typhoon and it was a month ago where more than eight people were killed by that typhoon alone. the typhoon is expected to make land and hit and make landful here around 6:00 p.m. and many are worried and authorities trying to keep taiwan safe say it may be devastating for the city. >> we were hoping to talk to her live, the bad weather messing up that plan but rob is here to talk to us about the weather and how is it looking from the satellite images you are looking
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at? >> almost on land fall and looking at the satellite picture and 24 hours the eye of the storm has become here and a typhoon for four days now but an unusual structure and the rain out of it has fallen mostly on the ocean, yes, minor islands and 106 millimeters has fallen in 24 hours but the mainland of taiwan so far reports have not been overly bad, you saw what conditions were not that long ago. this storm, it's unusual structure and called an annual storm and a big eye and 100 kilometers across which is big for an eye and the thunderstorms around the eye are bans as they often are and thunderstorms and the whole thing comes across you. looking on social media it looks like the eye is about to reach the coast of taiwan now and the
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storm keeps its strength as it goes across anywhere which is not good news for taipei and it's unusual and much of these things go across the land and fall apart and this maintains category three 12 meter height of the waves and storm surge and 300 millimeters of land and it's dangerous and soon to hit land. a special time to gaze at the moon, a combination of lunar events which has not happened for 33 years is am -- amazing to world watchers around the world. >> the sky lights up with what is called the blood moon, two events a total lunar eclipse and a super moon, when the moon is
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at the closest point to earth appearing bigger and brighter than usual. >> translator: i like it very much. it makes me feel small, even smaller than i really am to see how big and immense the universe is it. it is spectacular. >> this is on the famous beach and the color is as a result of the moon being eclipsed by earth's shadow do and still reflecting sunrise and sunsets from across the world. the event was visible from the americas to africa and western asia and europe and those seeking the best seats in the house went to the highest point in paris. >> translator: it's very impressive seeing the moon through the telescope with the canyons, it's very beautiful. >> reporter: beautiful and exceptionally uncommon and this lunar treat was last in 1982, about it won't happen again
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until 2033, gerald tan with al jazeera. let's go back to rob mcbride in hong kong talking about the turn out of rallies there making one year since police tried to disburse of what has been known as the umbrella movement and you are talking déjà vu so these are expectations. >> several thousand people there and some radical activists are asking people to go out on the road once more and try to block traffic. you hear constant chants of give way or open up the roads. the police have no intention of doing so. we have a large police presence down here tonight with a police quartered off five or six deep and getting on the highway we now there are 7,000 police in
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the roads to be kaulted -- called up to the resresor -- reserve and this is meant to be a vigil and the noise is coming from several hundred activistst who are trying to force and get through and standing to see if the police will allow them to get the numbers here and by sheer numbers and gradually will force their way like one year ago on to the road there. there goes an umbrella. what they are commemorating. it's the fact that 87 tear gas canisters were fired about this time to the hour one year ago and signs are 87, 87, that is what people are commemorating, trying to get back on the streets and so far they are not managing to do so. >> rob mcbride live from hong kong. still to come in the show
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coalition troops from several west african countries dig out the fight of boko haram and eye in the sky and rising potential of drones and find out why the teammates were falling out and squaring off during a top-level baseball game. ♪
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♪ welcome back, let's recap our headlines now, russian president vladimir putin is to meet u.s.
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president barack obama at sidelines after the general assembly and crisis of syria is likely to dominate their discussion. the uk announced it is sending 370 troops to take part in peace keeping missions in somalia and south sudan with logical and engineering support and afghan police officers killed in fighting with taliban forces who raided the northern city, the city is reports to be in lock down after the early morning attacks from several different directions. and we have a former afghan member of parliament who represented kunduz province and a member of the right injustice political party and live from the afghan capitol kabul and looking at attacks and what was relatively peaceful north attacks have now increased, are you worried that authorities are losing control in places like
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kunduz? >> well, you have heard from the news taliban attacked early this morning approximately 4:00 from four sides to the kunduz city. the area which is very norm under the control of taliban in the past is on scale one side from the district which is in the north of kabul. it is under the control of taliban, the city of kunduz is totally under the grove and the government is not in kunduz at this stage, he is in pakistan and the chief is also not in kunduz, only the chief of the police is there. as far as i received the resent news from kunduz, the talibans are trying to cut the road to
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the airport of kunduz because the government should not support the police forces and army in kunduz and a war is going around the city, not south and the east of the city from both sides, the tall been -- taliban are there and afraid and inside the houses and nobody else in the streets or the city. taliban in the past hours attacked the house and university and entered the university and have entered to the pruvential. >> and you represented kunduz
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province before and how much authority do they have in the capitol kunduz? >> which the district is under the control of taliban for the past four months. the local government of the streets are under the control of the taliban are there and have received the support from the north of kunduz and out of kunduz as in the part of pakistan and also in the district of archie and they are receiving support from the islamic movement of pakistan also but mainly most of the taliban in kunduz who have attacked mainly they are local people who are leaving and activist streak and charter of the streak which most of the area of charter was in the past
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three months under the control. the main reason of controlling of taliban, the kunduz province because of that existence of that and responsible people who were in kunduz and fighting sometimes with each other and those who belong in the former majority and groups. most of the time they fight against each other. this was the most region which taliban attacked and the other reason is the corruption in the local government of kunduz which people of kunduz are not happy with the local government in various departments so they have supported local people and also taliban and that is the main reason also. >> we will leave it there for now and thanks for your thoughts. israeli security forces fired stun grenades at palestinian
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workers at the compound that occupied east jerusalem and see -- sacred to jews and they can visit but cannot pray there and how calm is the situation now? >> well, sammy the situation is now relatively calm, that of course was a very different situation just a few hours ago when there were fairly bitter confrom takess between palestinian workers and israeli forces and we understand that stun grenades at one point were fired in the mosque itself and also understand at one point israeli security forces barricaded one large door it should be said to keep worshippers from coming out. as we have been saying a tense situation along the mosque
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during this jewish holiday and the reason this is significant is far right jewish groups in fairly large numbers tried to access the mosque compound during a visiting period which is allowed about five days out of the week and when they come in these large numbers it makes things very tense and why we see the confrontations we have seen today. >> explain the confrontations and israeli security forces keep raiding the mosque compound. >> yes, it's no doubt a very complicated situation, the fact of the matter is year around people of denomination of christian or faith group are allowed to enter the mosque complex at a certain time of day, 7:30 local time and 11:30 local time but the difference
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particularly during the jewish holidays are the right groups come in fairly large numbers but don't come alone and come with a fairly large security detail, security forces if you will. when that happens again it creates a very tense situation on the ground with palestinian worshippers and the reason they are so uncomfortable by the far right jewish groups that come in it's because it's clear and want to change something that is known as a status quote and an agreement reached between israel and jordan after israel occupied palestinian territories which means they are in control of muslim holy sites in occupied east jerusalem ensuring only muslims will be able to pray in the compound and the far right want to change it and it's
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problematic for palestinian workers and why we see the confrontations that we do. >> this is a place that is holy and special to people of many faiths, there is a space for muslims to pray and a place where jews pray, the western wall, why is there argument and friction over jews praying inside the mosque compound? >> it's a very interesting question and if you ask me a few years ago this probably wouldn't be as big of an issue as it is now, for many decades it was only a small fridge within israeli society that wanted to go in the mosque compound and to create a space for jews to worship but that has changed in resent years and deeply politicized and prominent politicians entering the compound last year and at certain points this year and
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it's inflammatory and shows a shift within israeli society that people are becoming more willing or at least are more interested in having a jewish president inside and as we have been saying that is certainly something that palestine is worried about and look at the city of hebron which effectively was carved in half and allowed to worship in part of what was their mosque and afraid the same thing will happen here and why we see the confrontations we do. >> thanks so much, six months in war and aiden is in ruins and try to have factions that helped it to capture it in july and further north the fighting rages on and we have more. >> reporter: the sea port city of aiden is under government control. entire areas were destroyed during months of fighting
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between shia houthi rebels and government troops. security forces patrol neighborhoods, most of these fighters are members of the successionist movement, a group of armed southerners who want the south to break away from the north. >> translator: we are at the palace which the houthis kept taking over and thanks to coalition they are the ones that ousted the rebels from the palace and god willing security and stability will return to aiden. >> reporter: faces the delicate task of uniting factions but his authority has been weakened and he now depends on coalition troops to secure aiden and the south. hadi government have so far rejected calls for talks with rivals insisting the houthis must surrender.
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>> they have to cooperate fully with the u.n. reservoirzation 2216 and to withdraw the violence and to recognize that there is no solution in yemen unless they turn back to where we started before the 21st of septemb september. >> reporter: another major battle front. these are government fighters trying to push the rebels out of districts that control, backed by elite army units loyal to former president saleh the houthis still hold ground. al jazeera. president of maldives escaped unhurt from an explosion on his boat and may have been a problem with the engine but it's too early to say, his wife and several others on board were
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injured and the president took power after a disputed election in 2013. boko haram killed nine people in northeast nigeria and ten hurt in the attack in borno state where coalition troops from there and nigeria and cameroon and chad are hunting for the group and traveling with nigerian troops and sent this exclusive report. >> reporter: on the front line for six years they have been battling a group where fighters killed, raped and looted towns and villages across northeast nigeria and the last humans have been particularly important in turning the tide for the army. >> we continue to have this in communities, villages and roofs but this will not deter us.
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we are determined to continuously of getting our strategy. >> reporter: to show how it has gone the nigerian army took a 15 mile trip from abuja and reminded of the last six years and uncertainty of the future. military may have cornered the fighters but boko haram is important in warfare and a week ago they were can killed in bomb blasts when they thought they had seen the last of attacks. al jazeera was here six months ago and tension was so evidence on people's faces but there is new optimism here in the northeast, survived four attacks on her village but the last one was particularly devastating, she lost nearly everything dear to her. >> translator: they came out at
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night and burnt our home, my son and wife and two grandsons were all killed and destroyed my home and the grains and the bond, this time i'm staying what else is there to be afraid of and where can i go and the military is here and i trust they will do their best. >> the males are gone and leaving majority of women and children with no one to depend on, those who return home the process of rebuilding is long and hard. the military vows to defeat boko haram by the end of this year, until then people in the northeast say they can only hold on to the only thing they have now, hope, mohamed northeast nigeria. south africa has become the first african country to legalize the flying of commercial drones and film crews are looking forward to using the
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unmanned aircraft and despite the risk so are other industries and miller reports. >> reporter: the buzzing sound of a drone often associated with military use but flying drowns for commercial properties is legal. >> for the benefits in using this technology and we do forecast there will be a rapid and explosive growth of technology in south africa. >> reporter: the second instructor in the country since licenses began to be issued and drones will create business opportunities for pilots. >> we had an opportunity in a park with runners to help protect them with the drones and that's where we really started operating the drones and instructing people. >> reporter: once a camera is attached drones can be used in
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agriculture to mining, and i has come from local film and production industries and they expect interest in a number of sectors to grow because you think it's chiefer than conventional aircraft and to maintain it is safe they say how close they can be flown from buildings and road. >> they are made from yet failure rates to be determined and lack of engineering and scientific data and could fall at any time and one could attack an arm or a bomb, a chemical, biological or logical weapon and fly it in a group of persons or even into an aircraft. >> reporter: the first to issue drone licenses, and he wants those licenses recognized across the continent. >> the problem is the amount of regulation requirement, the
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amount of detailed work that is required to ensure that there is a safe standard because what we are talking about is mixing in our air space the safety of man flying with unmanned flying. >> flying commercial drones is illegal elsewhere in africa the pilots say the benefits outway the risks, al jazeera, johannesburg. >> much to come and admitting 2.1 million vehicles worldwide have benefitted we mission cheating software and they suspended the heads of research and admission for audi and porch and the firm's chief executive has already stepped down and could cost volkswagen billions and shares in the company continuing to slide. they watched investigating
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several banks alleged to have manipulated precious metal and swiss and germany as well as hsbc in barkley also based in london. royal shell is stopping drilling off the coast because of disappointing results and spent millions with the experimental well and they trying to block this because they are afraid of a spill in the arctic wilderness. pope francis is flying home and reminded politicians to care for people and encouraged religious freedom and promising to charge
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people for this. he talked about immigration, climate change and inequality and same sex marriage and abortion and on the final day and addressing he talked about stories and offered prays and it was 2002 and allegations of sex abuse in the church became public and now estimated there may have been 100,000 victims in the u.s. with many more worldwide and the pope the leader of the world's 1.2 billion catholics promised there would be no hiding place for the guil guilty. >> translator: these things cannot be maintained in secret. i commit to a careful oversight to be sure youth are protected and all those responsible will be held accountable. >> reporter: for many victims they have heard this before. >> this meeting today protects
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not a single child and exposes not a single predator and does not have a single cover up. >> reporter: the church is refusing to turn papers to authorities and doing it for financial reasons and insist the guilty go free and the victims continue to suffer. >> he is handling it in a christian way, in a loving way, jesus would do, as god would you know forgive. >> reporter: the pope attracted a huge crowd to a final mass in the largest public event of the visit but thousands turned away trying to get through security and the vatican will say it's a success but will wait to see if his actions match his words. al jazeera, philadelphia. still ahead after the break andy will tell you why this nfl game got off to a scorching start and that is coming up, in
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sport ♪
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♪ andy is here and it's time to catch up with the sport. >> jordan spieth hit $11 million jackpot in the tour championship, 22-year-old american is the new world number one and scored nine under par and winning the title in atlanta by four shots and also the end of season play of the championship and he won the u.s. open and masters and more than
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$20 million in prize money. >> as far as on-course performance what am i just proud of was the masters win, that was one that you grew up every single day going out to your practice green with your buddies saying you have the last putt in the putting contest and this is the masters. >> reporter: new england quarterback is the fourth in history to throw 400 passes, 400 not the biggest and one-yard pass during the patriot 51-17 over the jacksonville jaguars. >> a part of so many great teams and played with so many great players and always said i don't care if we run or throw it in as long as we score points and winning it makes it fun for me so i was happy, it is still early, there is a lot to improve on and we have is a break here and come back to work and see if we can make some improvements
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and try to get to 4-0. the pittsburgh steelers game and rams got off to a scorching start when they set the turf on fire and tried to brush out the damage and went old school and got the vacuum cleaner out and game underway after 30 minute delay and steelers had a 12-6 and their mark or the ravs and began mlb with realistic hopes of winning the world series but it has not gone to plan and hit a new low on sunday and papelbon having a slight difference here and nationals are out of post season contention and lost this game against philadelphia, 12-5. now bangladesh cricket says they will have to delay because of security concerns and australia
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interest could be targeted and meeting with bangladesh government to seek further assurances and help the galaxy and this was the first mls goals since he made a debut in july and 3-2 win and the game with the galaxy ending a month-long score. lost ground on leaders by munick and he looked to be heading for the games and the striker but dodged it and responded late on to make it 2-2. south africa rugby had to announce retirement after it was confirmed he broke hayes jaw saturday during the game and played more than 100 games for his country and hit with serious injuries before or during the
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last three world cups now, the 34-year-old had only just recovered from fractured the other side of his jaw last month. australia, scotland and ireland are a step closer to reaching the knock out phase of the world cup after winning on sunday australia scoring 65 points against irigruay. >> reporter: they may have fielded the side for irigruay but still ran in 11 ties and by the 31st minute australia secured the all-important bonus point that helps them push to the top of pole a with england and whales and they are two wins from two on wednesday. despite australia pulling off the biggest win of this year's world cup so far, 65-3 victory to make it 3-3 and the coach says his team needs to convert opportunities bigger than they
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have so far. and unlike some he has not written off england despite the loss to whales on saturday. >> he will have to scrounge through and let the results take care of themselves and we are not sitting in front of the t.v. for one team or another and we are looking at assessments and looking at our game to see how we can approve because let's be honest we are going to have to improve in the first two matches to be able to compete with england. >> topping pole a is important because it means the quarter final ap opponent could be top of b after beating the usa in leagues and the americans led 13-6 at the break scotland ran in 5, second tries for a bonus
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point win. >> we played rugby with situations that were difficult and i think the guys can start taking a little bit of self belief through to the next two games and that will be important. >> reporter: sunday's final match he moves to the top of pole d but the 40-14 win over romania with a tournament crowd of 89,260 fans at the stadium. one player to pull the lost behind him and he had a few other things on his mind and proposed to his girlfriend on the pitch after the game and after that defeat she did accept his offer. that is all your sport for now and more from me later on. >> happy ending and stay with us on al jazeera and we have another full bulletin of news coming up, at the top of the hour and of course there is al
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